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Disorders of the Mediastinum: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Mediastinum |

Thymic Carcinoma Presenting as Myasthenia Gravis

Subhash Yadav, MD; Ricardo Salonga, MD; Jose Edzel Tamayo, MD; Leila Magsino, MD; Cherry Ann Dionzon-Serra, MD
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University of Perpetual Help Dalta Medical Center, Las Pinas, Philippines


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):546A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.564
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Mediastinum

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Thymic carcinoma is a rare disease of the anterior mediastinum. Rarer still is Thymic carcinoma associated with Myasthenia Gravis. Due to its rarity, its treatment is not fully established. Here we are presented with a patient presenting not as Thymic carcinoma at the outset, but with signs of Myasthenia Gravis, eventually diagnosed with Thymic carcinoma.

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